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... family run hotel, where we'd had a coffee on our first day. Our intention was to have a few drinks, and a rustic meal, before catching the last train back (bear in mind the last train leaves Le Buet at 8.40!).
The signpost on the nearby path indicated it was a 45 minute walk to the next station, and we had left ourselves just less than 40 minutes, if we were to get the train.....and the path was mostly covered in snow, and mostly VERY uphill. Anyway, ...
... to the bottom of the lake! Also, it was a perfect crystal blue color. I wish I could've gone swimming but it wasn't warm enough, made me miss my cabin a bit.
Then we visited the Medieval castle which was different than all the other castles I've been to so far. It also had an a great view of the city and the mountains with the lake below.
Saturday and Sunday they ...
... cathedral, it has a replica of the Shroud of Turin because it used to house the real one, After the cathedral, I decided it was lunchtime and treated myself to a 3 course meal at a Italian restaurant (and thankfully I wasn't the person eating by themselves). I had a tomato and mozzarella "salad" which was yummy, spinach tortellini with a cream sauce and goat cheese, and super rich chocolate ice cream. I got some ...
Remember the French boys I met in Barcelona? Well between the time we came back to Paris and Christmas break I became good friends with one of them. My sister and I planned a visit to his childhood town and home to see him! I cannot even put into words how fun that weekend was; seeing snow fall for the first time, hanging out with someone who it feels as if I have known my whole life, and interacting with a French family (exactly the type of experiences I came to France ...
... traffic lights and removal of 75% of the zebras would be an ideal fix.
Out for dinner at a small place called Nota Bene, we enjoyed our meals, they were very flavorsome and beautifully presented yet moderately priced.
Back in our room we could hear the roar from the Musilac concert down at the lake, we must be 2km away but heard every minute.
Tomorrow Sue and I are going to indulge in the thermal baths and visit the Faure Museum,